Acclaimed poet Tolu Agbelusi was the Quay Words and Libraries Unlimited shared writer-in-residence during the months of February and March.

Tolu ran a series of exciting workshops, events and chances to meet-the-writer online. Tolu’s residency had a focus on exploring the stories of Exeter’s women, both past and contemporary.

Tolu Agbelusi is the author of Locating Strongwoman (Jacaranda Books 2020). A Nigerian British poet, playwright, educator and human rights lawyer. She was shortlisted for the 2018 White Review Poetry Prize and longlisted for the Jerwood Compton Poetry Prize in 2017 and 2019.